|Native Youth Preventing Diabetes (NYPD) is a diabetes prevention education program designed to provide Native American children the necessary steps to prevent diabetes and metabolic syndrome. Originally NYPD was executed as a summer camp experience. However as the epidemic of Type 2 Diabetes grows it has been clinically apparent that Type 2 diabetes prevention will require much more intensive intervention than can be provided in a few days during the summer. Lifestyle changes are the primary mode of Type 2 Diabetes prevention. Lifestyle changes are best influenced early in life by an age and culturally appropriate disease prevention education program. NYPD has based it’s intervention education on. read more|
NYPD celebrated its 11th year of Camp in June of 2012
NYPD receives Model Program of the year from the Association of American Indian Physicians
NYPD Receives National recognition for 6th year in a row! 2007-2012
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NYPD Camp Pictures are available-
NYPD Coalition Members :
Tribal Contacts click here
|Step1||Check our coalition members to see if your tribe is a current partner with NYPD Kids today! If they're not, consider asking them to find out more about NYPD.|
|Step2||Contact your tribe or a tribe in your area that is listed as our partner and tell them you are interested in joining NYPD Kids for 2013!|
|Step3||Complete the registration packet provided to you by the tribe to get signed up for NYPD Kids 2013!|
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